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Small plane crashes in Switzerland, several people killed

The plane crashed in an inaccessible area of forest in the Rengg mountain pass in the canton of Nidwalden.

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The cause of the crash is still under investigation. (Representational Image)

Several people died after a small plane crashed in a Swiss forest on Saturday morning, causing a forest fire that completely destroyed the plane, police said.

“Before rescuers could make their way to the scene, a fire which spread out over the wooded area had to be put out by helicopter and a path had to be cleared to the wreck,” police said in a statement.

Police would provide further details on the identity and number of deceased after informing next of kin, a spokesman said. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.